[aur-general] Breaking the unspoken rule: AUR helper in [community]

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Wed Dec 29 21:56:15 EST 2010

Am Thu, 30 Dec 2010 04:43:46 +0200
schrieb Evangelos Foutras <foutrelis at gmail.com>:

> Personally, I don't feel strong either way. As it was explained to me
> on IRC, cower doesn't include any building or installation
> functionality, it only searches for packages, downloads them, and can
> also check for updates to installed, unsupported, packages.

But when I see how many times people ask for adding packages from
base-devel like gcc or pkg-config to depends and how many people don't
read the AUR and ABS wiki pages I'm not sure that such tools should be
in the repos.


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